Elementary School Counselor
Must hold a NC School Counselor’s License K-12 at the Master’s Level
REPORTS TO: Student Service Coordinator
PURPOSE: Utilizing leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, school counselors promote student success, provide preventive services, and respond to identified student needs by implementing a comprehensive school counseling program that addresses academic, career, and personal/social development for all students.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
· DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF A COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAM
Discusses the comprehensive school counseling program with the school
Develops and maintains a written plan for effective delivery of the school
counseling program based on the NC Comprehensive School Counseling
Standard Course of Study and current individual school data.
Communicates the goals of the comprehensive school counseling program to
education stakeholders (i.e., administrators, teachers, students, parents, and
Maintains current and appropriate resources for education stakeholders.
Uses the majority of time providing direct services through the Guidance
Curriculum, Individual Student Planning and Preventive and Responsive Services,
and most remaining time in program management, system support, and
accountability (National standards recommend 80% of time in Guidance
Curriculum, Individual Student Planning and Preventive and Responsive Services
and 20% of time in program management, system support, and accountability
(American School Counselor Association, 2005).
Uses data to develop comprehensive programs that meet student needs.
· DELIVERY OF A COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAM
Individual Student Planning
Conducts a yearly program audit to review extent of program implementation and
Collects and analyzes data to guide program direction and emphasis.
Measures results of the comprehensive school counseling program activities and
shares results as appropriate with relevant stakeholders.
Monitors student academic performance, behavior, and attendance and facilitates appropriate interventions.